In revised guidelines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention trimmed its recommended quarantine for possible exposure — from 14 days to seven or 10, depending on test results and symptoms.
On Georgia Today, an inside look at how the CDC lost public trust amid an international health crisis — and how the repercussions of the organization’s unraveling could have long-lasting effects beyond the course of the pandemic.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its recommendations one week before the holiday, advising that Americans be careful amid an explosion in the spread of the coronavirus.
Trump's physician said Trump could resume "public engagements" as soon as Saturday. But experts say that may be too soon, both for his own health and the safety of those around him.
People with COVID-19 can infect others even if they are more than 6 feet apart. In updated guidance, the CDC acknowledges airborne transmission can occur, especially in poorly ventilated spaces.
President Trump and the first lady have contracted the coronavirus. At 74, Trump could be at risk of developing serious complications from the virus.
Draft documents obtained by NPR show that the federal government is preparing to enforce new data reporting requirements, threatening to withhold vital Medicare funding from noncompliant hospitals.
Friday on Political Rewind: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been the gold standard of global public health organizations for many decades. But recent efforts to marginalize and undermine such trusted public health agencies — including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — are complicating the COVID-19 response.
How does this affect Americans' perceptions and the country's ability to combat coronavirus, particularly when a vaccine does become available? We discuss the politicization of a pandemic.
The CDC's planning guidance for states includes multiple scenarios for the rollout of a vaccine this year, including possibly having a limited number of doses available in October and November.
The move could prevent millions of evictions that housing advocates warn are looming as people who have lost work run out of money. Landlord groups want to know who will pay for the lost rent.
Dr. Deborah Birx says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is creating a new way to track COVID-19 hospitalizations a month after such data collection was moved outside the agency.
As state health officials report the lowest number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Georgia since April 8, the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease...
Metro Atlanta has some of the highest rates of new HIV infection in the country right now, but the director of the Centers for Disease Control and...
Senator David Perdue has a new plan to create a clearinghouse of information to help schools enhance security, and Senator Isakson has a new bill that...
Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Georgia has the highest rate of new Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV) infections...